Tkalčićeva street today's street of cafes, restaurants and well-known for youth, guests and tourists. In popular Tkalča time seems to stand still, and is reviving the old spirit of town. It used to be, along with the neighboring Kožarska street, a street of the poor, workers and servants who worked for wealthy citizens of Gradec or church leaders of Kaptol ... and in its vicinity, in the contiguous “Bloody Bridge” (formerly the bridge over the stream Medveščak, today a short street connecting Tkalčićeva with Radićeva street) battles were happening between the "secular" population with Gradec and "church" residents of Kaptol.
The street is named after a man who loved his Zagreb, Croatian historian John the Baptist Tkalčić.
Street is located above stream Medveščak which was the first Zagreb vaulted stream.
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